Monthly Archives: July 2011


Please note that when it comes to work ACTUALLY accomplished, I use the term “we” VERY loosely!  I mean… I am often present when said work is being performed!  That counts for SOMETHING, don’t it!?!? Let it be said that I always OFFER, but the contractor forbids me from doing […]

Apartment Update


Today I went on a beautiful hike near Funderão Canyon, near São Francisco de Paula, RS. We hiked for 6 hours (minus a 45-minute lunch stop) in what turned out to be a warm day in the sun.  The warmest since I arrived in Brazil, actually. The van that took […]

Funderao Canyon… sort of


You heard it here first! Isn’t “PortoAlegrando” a GREAT name for a website about the beautiful “capital gaucha”?  I think it is… but don’t think will invest the 20 bucks/year to keep this awesome idea to myself… or will i!?!? PortoAlegrando  check out my Porto Alegre photos on picasa Another […]

Porto Alegrando